NEWS
Thu Mar 14, 2013 06:29 AM CDT

Light snow is in store for the northern Midwest and Great Lakes Thursday. Otherwise, late week will be dry in the primary U.S. and Canadian Prairie crop areas. We'll also see a sharp warm-west\chilly-east temperature contrast. This pattern will continue to bring Plains wheat out of dormancy while hindering soil warming in the Midwest. We also see no follow-up moisture in the drier areas of the Plains and western Corn Belt with these features.

Highs: Teens/20s central and eastern Prairies; 30s/40s western Prairies, northeastern Plains, all but southern Midwest; 50s/60s north-central and eastern Plains, southern Midwest, Delta, Deep South, Southeast; ...

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